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2018 and the Miracle Christmas

What was your greatest accomplishment in 2018, or what was something you did that made you feel especially proud? I COPED. Okay, yeah, I know: everybody is always coping... but this past year pre...

01-15-2019

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Redirect Tool error message

Is anybody else getting a Redirect Tool error message this morning? This is a critical problem for me as I use the Redirect Tool to manage my class navigation. I've reported this as a Help ticket, bu...

10-19-2018

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Preparing for the Post-LMS World by Jonathan Rees

I wanted to share an important opinion piece that appeared in Inside Higher Ed this week: Preparing for the Post-LMS World by Jonathan Rees. I left a ton of comments there at the article b...

09-30-2018

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30. Thirty Blog Posts!

Okay, this is a meta-post: it is post number 30 in my series of 30 InstructureCon blog posts. Whoo-hoo! I've been tagged them as #InstCon30, but they are out of order there now that I updated all my ...

09-02-2018

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29. My Video Gallery

I was really happy to learn that I can embed the InstructureCon videos in Canvas Pages (details about that), and so what I did was to create a Canvas Page at my InstCon site for each video I had ment...

09-02-2018

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28. Some InstructureCon Feedback

Here's another wrapping-up post to end this series (just two more to go after this one), and what I wanted to write about here is some suggestions that I would have to share back with the great peopl...

09-02-2018

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27. Conference "Beginner's Mind"

As I get ready to wrap up this series of blog posts about InstructureCon, I thought I would write something here about "beginner's mind" and the mistakes / lessons learned for me. I met so many peopl...

09-02-2018

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26. Clowns and Cannonballs

I've kind-of sort-of been writing the blog posts in order of events, and since I am getting to the end of my 30-blog-post plan, I want to write about the ending event of InstructureCon/InstructureCar...

09-01-2018

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25. Michelle and @ONE

You can see the embedded video here: Michelle Pacansky-Brock * I'm typing the word on-line with a hyphen for reasons having to do with a tech problem at this platform; I know it looks weird, but...

09-01-2018

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24. Embedding InstCon Videos

I took some time this morning to play with the InstructureCon videos which you can find here: https://www.canvaslms.com/instructurecon/video/2018/  What I learned today is that, glory hallel...

08-30-2018

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23. Hawksey's #InstCon Widget!!!

I learned something AMAZING today at Twitter, which was a cause of much rejoicing (and for  @KristinL ‌ too!): the ever-generous and ever-ingenious Martin Hawksey has added an embeddable wi...

08-28-2018

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22. Ted, UX Wizard

We don't have a video for this one, but Ted has shared his slides! As I mentioned in my previous post on the UnConference, while Kona and her helpers were arranging all the post-it notes into sess...

08-24-2018

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Campus-Wide Syllabus/Policies in Canvas Courses

Hi everybody! I'm not sure if this should be a question or a discussion, but I am wondering if there are examples out there of schools, especially universities, that use Canvas to distribute a kind o...

08-22-2018

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21. The UnConference: Outstanding!

So I got out of synch here when I saw the video had been made available, but they are still putting the finishing touches on that (just speaking for myself, I hope they will disable the popup that as...

08-22-2018

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20. Linda, Blueprint Goddess!

You can see the embedded video here: Linda Jean Lee Wow, the end of the summer really is here, and the official first day of class is (gulp)... tomorrow. I probably should have tried to get myse...

08-19-2018

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19. Embed Magician Extraordinaire

You can see the embedded video here: Sean Nufer I got behind on my InstCon posts yesterday (busy day!), but it works out really nicely to get caught up today with two wonderful sessions from Thu...

08-18-2018

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18. Michael Bonner's Magic

And so the whirlwind-of-learning began again on Thursday morning with the Michael Bonner keynote (banner image above is from his website). The presentation was FABULOUS! I hope lots of people we...

08-16-2018

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17. Local AND Global

After all the keynotes and session on Wednesday, my brain was... TIRED. But the River Run Street Fair brought me back to life: it was wonderful! I got to meet up with friends there, including Instruc...

08-15-2018

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16. The Wednesday Keynotes

You can see the embedded video here: Jared Stein (Adora Svitak's keynote is not available, unfortunately). After reporting on the five sessions I went to on Wednesday, I wanted to also say ...

08-14-2018

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15. RATS: Strong RATS.

You can see the embedded video here: Matthew Jennings This whole 30-post approach is working out great: I'm halfway through the posts, and I've also reach the end of the first day of sessions, w...

08-13-2018

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